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The Score is Even — episode

1.  Mark and Lucas were several days out o the trail and Mark sees a big Buck. He wants Lucas to shoot but he does not, why?
The meat would be bad when they got home and a “good hunter only kills what he needs”

2.  What happened then?
They came to a shack and Lucas went inside

3.  What did he find?
A dead body

4.  What happened then?
A shot rang out and hit Lucas in the face

5.  Who shot Lucas?
Two men were there and killed the prospector for his gold

6.  When the men left what were they going to do?
Kill Lucas and Mark so there was no witnesses

7.  What did the man who was supposed to kill them do?
Shot into the air before leaving the cabin so it appeared he shot them

8.  What did Lucas and Mark do then?
Leave on foot

9.  What did they need they did not have?

10. Where could they get water?
The Merar Ranch

11. At nightfall who’s camp did they come upon?
The two guys, Andy and Jax

12. What did Lucas do?
Snuck into the camp and overpowered them

13. Lucas and Mark are taking them to justice riding the horses. What are Andy and Jax doing?

14. What did Lucas do the second night at the camp?
Decided to send Mark on alone to the Merar Ranch for help

15. Why did Lucas want Mark to go?
He was feeling really bad with his wound now

16. What happened next?
Lucas passed out and Jax got free

17. Did Jax free Andy?
Jax stood Andy up and told him to run

18. What did Andy say?
“I can't run with my hands tied” and Jax shot at him with Lucas rifle. It exploded on him as Lucas had jammed the barrel.

19. Returning back Mark heard the shots. What did he find?
Lucas on the ground but not killed

20. How did the Merar ranch get its name?
The Merar RanchThe name Merar was Arthur Gardner's (producer) grandparents on his mother's side, they lived in Marinette, Wisconsin. Arthur would insert the names of his relatives into the scripts. His cousins would go to see Arthur's movies because they knew that their names would pop up. If you watch McQ, you will find that John Wayne makes a reference to Dr. Merar. (Arthur's grandfather was an optometrist, Dr. Merar.) This is take from Arthur Gardner's book, The Badger Kid

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